For entrepreneurs, professionals and restaurant managers who want to have the executive, strategic and operational vision for any type of restaurant business in the 21st century.
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It is not enough just to manage, undertake or lead.
Here we train the future owners, managers and founders of the restaurants of the 21st century.
In the coming years the restaurant sector will experience a tsunami of continuous changes that only those able to anticipate and adapt to them will be able to survive. Most of the ventures of the sector are based on a vision that can at times be unprofessional. However, the market is evolving at a different pace and towards new economic, social and conceptual paradigms that affect business models, demanding greater business knowledge and a sound vision for each restaurant.
Only those who operate businesses looking to the future and are able to adapt their business models to the issues that may arise will be the only ones with a strong probability of success.
The Master's Degree in Restaurant Management (MDR) deals precisely with these changes and prepares you to visualize, take stock of and act on the challenges of the future. It teaches you to observe, measure and adjust what is really important in order to react in advance ahead of others, strengthening your edge over your current and future competitors.
The Master's Degree in Restaurant Management (MDR) is a comprehensive programme consisting of three combined modules: Strategic Management, Executive Restaurant Management, and Executive Chef Diploma), each is a postgraduate course in itself, which you can study independently and your choice to lead all facets of any restaurant business. Each postgraduate course lasts 3 months and runs once a year. You can take them in any order you like, and it is not even necessary for you to do them consecutively.
Get ready today for what may happen tomorrow
Enhance your skills
To generate results-oriented business models.
Acquire new skills
To manage yourself, other people and the business.
Price and finance management
You will get to know your business, supply, demand and pricing methods better.
Gain the ability to analyse
You will assess your own offering and business idea by adapting them based on demand.
Learn from mistakes and failures made by entrepreneurs
You will have similar experiences to entrepreneurs in the restaurant industry and apply their learning to your own project.
Gain an in-depth knowledge of finance
You will monitor the projection of the company's key functions in the short, medium and long term.
Provide the knowledge
of legislation, health, consumer and restaurant regulations.
Lead your future team, your main asset
With tools and techniques to improve performance and develop your management and leadership skills.
Transforming the user experience
Through the creation of products and experiences for your end customer.
Create your business plan
You will learn how to plan, execute and evaluate projects in controlled environments and develop your own business plan.
Gain an in-depth knowledge of marketing channels
From a solid foundation of offline and online marketing, communication and impact on strategy.
682 hours for those who are
owners, who want to create or manage restaurants.
PROFESSIONALS IN ACTIVE WILL BE YOUR MENTORS
OF CHALLENGES & WORKSHOP THAT
WILL PUT YOU TO THE TEST
TO LEARN ABOUT ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND BUSINESS MODELS
TO GET TO KNOW BUSINESS MODELS AND THEIR OPERATIONS
WHICH WILL TEST YOUR SKILLS IN REAL SCENARIOS
More than just knowledge.
We train the managers, professionals and entrepreneurs of the restaurant trade of the 21st century.
I want to lead
For people who want to cross the threshold into a restaurant with a core competitive edge in the market from within the culinary sector or elsewhere.
I want to be a better manager
For people who already run restaurants and want to enhance their knowledge, skills, attitudes and possibilities to be the best kind of manager.
I want to lead projects
For people who want to take responsibility for creating new lines of business or expansion from a management position in an existing restaurant business.
I want to take my business to the next level
For restaurant owners or managers who want to take their business to next level in terms of operations, performance and leadership.
I want to be an entrepreneur
For people with a highly entrepreneurial spirit who want to work on and validate their idea or existing business to reduce risks or increase the chances for success.
I want to have an international educational experience
For people with a broad view of the world who want to have an educational experience that is both international and well-rounded and that meets their expectations.
I want to get ready for the challenges of the 21st century
For those people who think restaurant businesses are changing and that being ready is no longer enough to deal with these changes.
Who will you share with?
You will live with students with an entrepreneurial profile from every continent.
All of them will share this experience with you for the rest of their lives.
Experiences from all ages that will help you grow.
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
In the restaurants or cooking.
HAVE RUN A BUSINESS
You classmates will have experiences from their businesses that grow you.
WITH RESTAURANT EXPERIENCE
Your classmates will have experiences that will help you grow for the future.
We try to have the greatest gender diversity in our classrooms.
Each programme is designed based on the criteria of heterogeneity and compatibility.
IF YOU BELIEVE THAT
Restaurant management training is outdated
Barcelona is a leading city in international gastronomic innovation
Education should allow for both a family life and a professional life
Education in general is distant from the realities of the 21st century
Education is an investment in my future
Education should be international
IF YOUR GOAL IS
To undertake and/or validate your business idea
To take your restaurant to the next level
To give a boost to your career
To stand out from the crowd
To gain the best education
Are an entrepreneur
Are a non-conformist
Challenge the status quo
What CIBers say
The moment is yours
All the equipment that you will need for your course.
All programme activities, both at the CIB and off campus are included in the price.
Membership of the CIB
You will become a CIBer for the rest of your life. You will have access to unique job offers, benefits and work opportunities.
A gastronomic professional trip
You will travel for one week to learn and get to know first hand about different business models.
You will remember this day as one of the most special and memorable days of your life.
Being a CIBer is to be ready for tomorrow. This attitude is what unites them, as well as the goal of impacting the future by changing their surroundings.
After the CIB everything starts
Former students of the CIB have access to our jobs board. The CIB guarantees a level of talent for restaurants, hotels and food production businesses.
Starting your own project
The CIB is also an ecosystem for opportunities. We love to surround ourselves with talent and we know how to come along with you on the initial steps of your journey, helping you with your ideas and even assisting you in gaining financing.
The next generation of teachers
We nurture the talent that comes from our classrooms. Sometimes we have the chance to bring this talent on to our team.
Next generation of teachers
We are attentive to the talent that emerges from our classrooms and if the opportunity arises to join our team.
When you finish your course, besides the knowledge you will have acquired, you’ll carry with you countless contacts from talented students from across the world and your teachers. It will be up to you to make the most of them.
Your continuous education
CIBers always have privileged access and the best conditions under which to keep learning on our continuous education programmes, post graduate programmes and Explorer Campus.
Use of the facilities
Whenever you need it, the CIB will be available for you to use to accelerate your ideas, do your presentations or whatever your proposal is.
For whatever your future will be.
Here we teach you how to stand out
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of companies in the sector
Co-founder of a restaurant business
Leading projects and spin-offs
Restaurant Growth Manager
Expert consultant in restaurant creation
Catering business management
Executive positions in companies and catering groups
Financial controller for catering and restaurant businesses and chains
Business and new project analyst
Business growth and expansion developer
Taking over family businesses and companies
Mass consumption product manager
Your competitive edge:
You will have learned about business models and real cases that will allow you to anticipate unforeseen scenarios.
You will have developed cognitive and leadership skills allowing you to lead an excellent culinary team.
You will know how to set up different business models.
You will be able to create and innovate by validating your business ideas to fulfil objectives before others.
You will have the preparation to successfully join any multidisciplinary and international culinary team.
You will have a high capacity for business situation analysis and decision-making methodology.
You will have developed the necessary criteria for supervising digital marketing campaigns.
If your situation is within the framework of a family business, you will be able to take the next steps to handle the takeover from one generation to the next.
Getting accepted by CIB
At the CIB, we receive thousands of admissions requests, but only a small amount of them reach the final acceptance phase.
The profile of our candidates is determined beforehand for each new intake and the Acceptance Committee strives to comply with the established criteria.
Only a handful of candidates pass the final phase.
Be over 18
Pass the Admissions Committee Assessment
At the CIB, we do not take into account your academic background. Instead we look at your attitude and inclination towards creativity and innovation, as well as your entrepreneurial spirit and your life experience. We believe in people, not curriculums. That's why you should go for it.